Weekly Wag

Welcome to this week’s edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related.


Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results! If you have any results and would like to be featured on our Weekly Wag, make sure to fill out the results form below.

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  • At the 2018 NYRR Washington Heights Salsa, Blues and Shamrocks 5K, our women placed 3rd. Jessica Chichester placed 6thOA for the women, finishing in a blazing time of 17:53. Brigette Kolson (18:25) and Grace Bowen (18:30) placed 5th and 9th in their AG. Kathleen Servidea (18:30) and Meghan Bongartz (18:53) placed 1st and 8th in their AG.
  • Our men placed 4th thanks to Spencer Zidarich (16:12); Ned Cunningham (16:13); Keaton Naff (16:16-3rd AG); Jeremy Arthur (16:32) and Karlo Mendoza (16:49-3rd AG).
  • Megan Keane (18:56) placed 4th in her AG. Jennie Cohen (19:09) and Ayaba Kanther (21:47) both placed 9th in their AG. Eris Saari (23:18) and Sarah Woods (23:27) placed 5th and 8th in their AG. Paula Scaminaci (23:36) placed 10th in her AG.
  • Frederick Hines (17:04) and Jonathan Kline (17:40) placed 10th and 1st in their AG. Bobby Liu (17:46) and Terrence McGovern (17:57) both placed 9th in their AG. Frank Drury (19:28) and Christopher Pareja (20:09) placed 5th and 6th in their AG.
  • Olivier Wijtenburg competed in the mile at the NYRR Night at the Races 4, placing 2nd OA and finishing in 4:14.98.
  • James Stucker and Andrea Mascaro ran a really strong Tokyo Marathon, finishing in 2:53:00 and 3:00:27.
  • Keith Slyman ran the eMurray Todd Half Marathon in 1:35:23.

2018 Points Races
1. Washington Heights 5K (3/4/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K (4/29/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Brooklyn Half (5/19/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/popular-brooklyn-half
4. Queens 10K (6/16/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-queens-10k
5. Team Champs (7/28/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-team-championships-5m
6. Percy Sutton 5K (8/25/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/percy-sutton-harlem-5k-run
7. NYRR 5th Avenue Mile (9/9/2018)
8. Bronx 10M (9/30/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/new-balance-bronx-10-mile
9. Staten Island Half (10/14/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-staten-island-half
10. TCS NYC Marathon (11/4/2018) (register by 2/15!): https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/plan-your-race/run-in-2018?_ga=2.260980173.1756861461.1516468491-1713173526.1506293621
11. Ted Corbitt 15K (12/8/2018)

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New Members
If you are a new member of the Dashing Whippets, please join us on Mondays for the New Member and Easy Run, out of Amity Hall. Our website has a new page with FAQs for new members: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/for-new-members/

Ragnar Relay Discount Code
If you like Ragnars, then you’ll love $100 off of these two races: Ragnar Pennsylvania June 15-16, 2018 or Trail Ragnar Wawayanda Lake October 5-6, 2018. For the exclusive Dashing Whippets $100 off code, click the Ragnar link on our website, or go to our Deals Page on Meetup. Register at www.ragnarrelay.com

(See info on code here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/50644805/)

Running Warehouse
If you shop for running gear at http://www.runningwarehouse.com, make sure to use the team discount code for 15% off. If it doesn’t work online, some brands don’t allow it through the site, but you can get the discount if you call in your order. Discount here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/10793056

BOA Shorts Discount Code
If you want some cool running apparel, check out the 20% off code at this great shorts/running clothes maker: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51227248. Check out their site here: https://www.boausa.com/

Rabbit Apparel Discount Code
We have a new team discount code for Rabbit Apparel, which has some really nice looking shirts, singlets, and other running apparel. Here’s the site:https://www.runinrabbit.com/ And the code is here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51263666

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For health and wellness needs, please consider our Wellness Partners. Thank you, Wellness Partners!

Thank you also to our friends at DermalMedix, Amity Hall, and Running Warehouse!

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